Irish Cream Cheesecake

Serves: 16
Total Calories: 568
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Crust :
2 cups Oreo cookies crumbs
1/4 cup sugar
6 tablespoons butter, melted

Filling :
4 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1 2/3 cups sugar
5 eggs
1 1/2 cups irish cream liqueur
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Topping :
1 cup whipping cream
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted

Chocolate Curls:
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips


For Crust:
Preheat oven to 350°. Combine Oreo crumbs and sugar in bowl; add melted butter. Mix well, and press into bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Bake 7–10 minutes.

For Filling:
Beat cream cheese until smooth; add sugar and eggs, beating until fluffy. Add liqueur and vanilla; mix well. Sprinkle chocolate chips over Crust. Spoon Filling over chips. Bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes, or until center is set. Cool completely in pan.

For Topping:
Beat cream and sugar in a large, chilled bowl until stiff. Continue to beat while adding melted chocolate. Spread mixture over cheesecake.

For Chocolate Curls:
Melt chocolate in a small saucepan over low heat. Pour onto a baking sheet. Let stand at room temperature until set, but not firm. To make curls, pull a thin knife or cheese plane across surface of chocolate (curls will break if chocolate is too firm). Re-melt and cool as necessary to form desired number of curls. Arrange on cake. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 16
Total Calories: 568
Calories from Fat: 350

This Irish Cream Cheesecake recipe is from the Recipe Hall of Fame Guilty Pleasures Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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